Originally Posted by Bubber
Question about the brine. Once I take the bird out of the brine and before rubbing the bird, I am unsure what to do. Do I throughly rinse the bird down after taking it out of the brine? This has always been unclear to me.
I rinse the bird inside and out. i figure it can't hurt
i also let it equalize in the fridge to give the brine a chance to circulate throughout the meat and let the skin dry. I've found that I get better skin if I let it dry.